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Joe Montana, Brett Favre Among QBs Who Weighed In On Deflategate (Photos)

Everyone and their mother it seems has given an opinion on the New England Patriots’ involvement in Deflategate, but the ones that carry the most weight are those of former quarterbacks. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was suspended four games as a result of the NFL’s findings that it was “more probable than not” that he had a role in New England’s footballs weighing in...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft: Patriots Won’t Appeal NFL’s Deflategate Punishment

SAN FRANCISCO — Robert Kraft dropped a bombshell on the media gathered at the Ritz-Carlton for the NFL Spring Meeting. The New England Patriots won’t appeal the NFL’s disicpline over the Deflategate scandal. “You know, what I’ve learned over the last two decades is that the heart and soul and strength of the NFL is a partnership of 32 teams,” Kraft said. “And what...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Agent: Raheem Sterling Liverpool Exit Story ‘Blown Out Of Proportion’

Let’s pump the brakes on those rumors of Raheem Sterling’s impending exit from Liverpool. Sterling’s agent Aidy Ward issued a statement to the media Tuesday in which he downplays the previous day’s reports, which claim Sterling will reject all contract offers and demand a transfer from Liverpool this summer, according to the Liverpool Echo and...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Robert Kraft Spring Meeting News Conference Online (Live Stream)

Robert Kraft is taking to the podium. The New England Patriots owner will address the media in a news conference Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET at the NFL Spring Meeting in San Francisco. Among the primary topics of discussion will be Kraft’s take on Deflategate, for which the Patriots were heavily punished by the NFL, and his current relationship with commissioner Roger Goodell. Check out...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft News Conference Live: Patriots Owner Speaks At League Meetings

12:40 p.m.: If Twitter is more your thing, make sure you’re following NESN.com Patriots beat writer Doug Kyed, who’s in San Francisco for the meetings. Pretty important update: They just swapped out a red, white and blue mic flag for a gold one. http://t.co/PM8gubIhHc— Doug Kyed (@DougKyedNESN) May 19, 2015 12:30 p.m. ET: Robert Kraft has, for the most part, been relatively...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Owners Siding With Roger Goodell, NFL Over Robert Kraft, Patriots

Robert Kraft is taking the fight to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, but he might be on his own. The New England Patriots owner has admitted he’s incensed over the punishment his team received for its involvement in Deflategate. New England reportedly is trying to resolve its differences with the league without an appeal, but a vote of confidence from...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Roger Goodell, Robert Kraft Spoke, Even Hugged Ahead Of NFL Meetings

Maybe, just maybe, the NFL’s most powerful bromance can be saved, after all. The ongoing catfight between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft over Deflategate might be reaching its end. The two football power brokers are in San Francisco for the league’s spring meetings, and reconciliation could be in the cards. According to ESPN’s Adam...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Andrew McCutchen, Matt Kemp Lead Tom Caron’s Fantasy Lineup

The MLB season stops for no one, and the same holds true for DraftKings fantasy baseball. DraftKings offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day for the chance to win tons of cash prizes. This year, DraftKings has partnered with NESN to give fans a unique opportunity: Compete against Tom Caron in the sport he knows...
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Why Celtics Should Root For Timberwolves To Win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery

The Boston Celtics’ surge into the 2014-15 postseason guaranteed they wouldn’t be participating in the 2015 NBA Draft lottery. But that doesn’t mean they won’t be keeping a close eye on the ping pong balls, with a focus on one team in particular: the Minnesota Timberwolves. As part of a trade that sent forward Brandan Wright to the Phoenix Suns...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly Weighs In On Deflategate: Tom Brady ‘Doesn’t Need To Do That’

Jim Kelly has no issues making assumptions when it comes to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Kelly recently became the latest former NFL star to weigh in on Deflategate, and he certainly sounds disappointed in Brady. According to Kelly’s logic, much of the controversy surrounding deflated footballs falls on Brady’s shoulders. “I thought it...
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Ronda Rousey: I’d Only Fight Floyd Mayweather ‘If We Ended Up Dating’ (Video)

Ronda Rousey never has been one to pull any punches. So when the subject of Floyd Mayweather arose, the UFC star busted out a haymaker. Rousey joined “Access Hollywood” for a recent interview about her cameo in the upcoming “Entourage” movie and was asked about far-fetched rumors that she would fight Mayweather. Her response was a knockout. “Well, I would never say that...
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Seahawks’ Jesse Williams Diagnosed With Cancer, Will Undergo Kidney Surgery

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks reserve defensive tackle Jesse Williams will undergo kidney surgery after being diagnosed with cancer. The team announced Williams’ diagnosis of papillary type 2 cancer Monday but did not provide details. In a statement, Williams says he is going to focus on his health and, “fighting this battle with a return to football...
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USOC’s Angela Ruggiero: Boston As US Bid For 2024 Olympics No Sure Thing

The possibility of Boston being a finalist to host the 2024 Summer Olympics has generated plenty of controversy. Yet there’s still a chance the city’s bid won’t even make it that far. Angela Ruggiero, a former gold medalist on the U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team and current member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, told the Boston City Council...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Rob Ninkovich: ‘We All Support’ Tom Brady In Deflategate

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Tom Brady’s corner remains full of New England Patriots. While Brady could miss four games next season because of a suspension stemming from Deflategate, the Super Bowl champions are sticking by their quarterback through thick and thin. Linebacker Rob Ninkovich, who hosted a ping-pong charity event Monday at Blazing...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron, Bruins Not Caught Up In GM Search Despite Curiosity

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — It’s not like there’s chaos on Causeway Street or bedlam inside TD Garden. On the surface, it looks like the Bruins are going about business as usual in the absence of a general manager. But curiosity can’t be contained. With Boston’s search for a new GM continuing one month after the B’s fired Peter Chiarelli...
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Report: Pats asked to suspend employees before punishment

By Darren Hartwell The plot thickens. Among the many questions about the New England Patriots’ actions in the wake of Deflategate, one in particular stood out: If the team so adamantly denied deflating footballs, why did it indefinitely suspend John Jastremski and Jim McNally, the two employees implicated for wrongdoing in the Wells Report? ESPN’s Adam Schefter offered a potential...
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Dustin Pedroia Shows Off Ping-Pong Spike Skills At Charity Event (Video)

Dustin Pedroia talks a big game on the paddles, so it’s no surprise he unleashed some fury. Pedroia joined Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron and a host of other Boston athletes Monday at Blazing Paddles next to Fenway Park for New England Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich’s “Ninko’s Ping Pong Challenge” charity event. Everyone flashed their skills...
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Rob Ninkovich: I ‘Almost Lost It’ Over Brandon Spikes’ Patriots Return

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Cue the Peaches & Herb. Brandon Spikes and the New England Patriots are reunited. And it feels so good to linebacker Rob Ninkovich, who was thrilled to learn Monday the Patriots signed Spikes to a one-year contract. “I’m excited for that,” Ninkovich said Monday at his “Ninko’s Ping Pong Challenge...
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Milan Lucic Doesn’t Understand PSI, But Backs Tom Brady In Deflategate

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Milan Lucic makes a living out of slapping around a piece of vulcanized rubber with a composite stick. Why should he know anything about the air pressure in NFL footballs? Well, he doesn’t. The Boston Bruins forward admitted such Monday at New England Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich’s ping-pong charity event...
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Matt Light Rips Roger Goodell, Calls Deflategate ‘A Ridiculous Circus’

BOSTON — Matt Light spent 11 years protecting quarterback Tom Brady. The former New England Patriots offensive lineman isn’t stopping, even in retirement. Light pulled no punches Monday at Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich’s “Ninko’s Ping Pong Challenge” charity event at Blazing Paddles next to Fenway Park in Boston. The three-time Super Bowl champion sounded off on NFL...
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Tyler Johnson Notches Hat Trick As Lightning Blow Past Rangers In Game 2

NEW YORK — Tyler Johnson scored the first hat trick in Lightning playoff history, and Tampa Bay got its high-scoring offense in gear and evened the Eastern Conference finals with a 6-2 victory over the stumbling New York Rangers on Monday night. Alex Killorn added two goals and Steven Stamkos had one and the Lightning bounced back from a crushing late loss on Saturday and made...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Prospect Yoan Moncada Walks, Scores Twice In Minor League Debut

The Boston Red Sox’s most highly touted prospect made his professional debut Monday in Greenville, S.C. Yoan Moncada went 0-for-3 at the plate but reached on a walk and an error and scored two runs in his first game for the Single-A Greenville Drive. Moncada, who spent the early part of the season in extended spring training, committed one error but also made a couple of nifty...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Check Injures Linesman During Lightning-Rangers Game (GIF)

NHL linesman Brad Kovachik found himself in the line of fire during Monday’s Stanley Cup playoff game. As Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos laid a hip check on New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein, Klein went flying into the boards — and directly into Kovachik. GIF: here's how the linesman got injured. OUCH http://t.co/H9GOVHErmq— Stephanie Vail (@myregularface...
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NBA Draft Prospect Jahlil Okafor Can Hold 13 Tennis Balls In One Hand (Photo)

Jahlil Okafor in a national champion, a first-team All-American and — apparently — a guy with the ability to hold a whole bunch of tennis balls in one hand. How many? Thirteen, to be exact. In case you were wondering, here’s how that hand size translate to an actual basketball: Took this picture of Okafor holding a basketball back in February. Now you understand? http:/...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Allen Craig Outrighted To Triple-A After Clearing Waivers

Allen Craig has been removed from the Boston Red Sox’s 40-man roster and outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket after passing unclaimed through waivers, the team announced Monday. The outfielder/first baseman had been unable to gain any steam at the plate since his July 2014 trade from the St. Louis Cardinals, batting .130 (19-for-146) with two home runs and four RBIs in 53 games with...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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